COVID-19 … we were warned

Thanks to a dear friend Michael Horvich for alerting me to the article below on his blog, A Disturbing Read. How the pandemic will end, by Ed Young – it is worth reading! And Bill Gates tells us we are not ready for the next pandemic in 2018!

The Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of COVID-19 (BPSC-19)

Firstly, as we all face the current healthcare crisis, I acknowledge the challenging nature of these times and hope you are all safe and well. I suggest we phone our family and friends, and if that’s difficult, then consider writing a letter or sending a card. I love receiving letters and cards… I’m staying off…

Miracles

It is time to embrace what we are given, and build a life around it, without fighting against whatever is thrown our way. Build a positive life out of whatever disparate things you are offered. Open your heart and you will thrive. Smell the flowers, walk on the beach or in the park. Spend time…

Safe and Just Future for people living in aged care

In this time of COVID-19, when everyone is being asked to keep a distance from each other, and to remain isolated, it is important to note that some groups in our community already experience social isolation and confinement, especially people with dementia, many older people, and those living in nursing homes (residential aged care). As…

Unable to stay silent

A Professor from Scotland,  and a former Scottish government official, June Andrews has been quoted as saying: A coronavirus pandemic would be ‘quite useful’ in killing off hospital bed blockers… She then blamed politicians and a lack of social care services for her truly vile comments. What an inhumane and hurtful thing to think, let alone to…